michigan Legislative Alerts

End state film subsidies

March 11, 2015

HB 4122 sponsored by Rep. Dan Lauwers (R-Brockway), which would sunset Michigan’s film subsidy program. Particularly in light of other state funding priorities, this program simply does not make good use of hard-earned tax dollars. It’s Batman vs. Superman versus road repairs, income tax relief, or any number of other priorities for Michigan families and businesses.

Citizen Activist Day at the Capitol

November 10, 2014

AFP experts will provide training and talking points that will equip you to interact with your policymakers on this and other issues. A complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served for all who come out to lobby their lawmakers.

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AFP Throws Support Behind Bill to End Film Subsidies

March 11, 2015

It’s taxpayer-funded handouts for Batman vs. Superman versus road repairs, tax relief or other important priorities for Michigan families and businesses. Spending millions of dollars on Hollywood subsidies at a time when our state budget is already stretched thin, makes for bad policy and bad politics.

Americans for Prosperity Opposes Raising Taxes on Michigan Families

March 09, 2015

Will focus on working with lawmakers to craft fiscally responsible budget that funds essential services LANSING – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate against tax hikes and wasteful spending, restated today that it opposes raising taxes on Michiganders. In the coming weeks and months, the focus of the chapter will be to continue […]

AFP: Stabenow and Peters Placed Special Interests Above Job-Creation

January 30, 2015

Keystone Pipeline Construction Will Create Thousands of Jobs and Help Meet Energy Demand LANSING – Americans for Prosperity’s Michigan State Director, Scott Hagerstrom, issued the following statement in response to Senator Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters votes today against approving Keystone XL pipeline construction. “We are disappointed that Senators Stabenow and Peters chose to stand with special interests […]

AFP: Bolger Plan Worthy of Ballot

December 18, 2014

Speaker Bolger’s road-funding plan addresses one of the biggest public policy problems we face by dedicating the taxes paid at the gas pump to roads. If lawmakers put a solution on the ballot, they ought to give citizens the opportunity to support the Bolger plan.

Bolger Plan Worthy of Consideration by Voters

December 17, 2014

Speaker Bolger’s road-funding plan addresses one of the biggest public policy problems we face by dedicating the taxes paid at the gas pump to roads. If lawmakers put a solution on the ballot, they ought to give citizens the opportunity to support the Bolger plan.

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